Press Releases

August 7, 2020 Press Release
$875,964 in combined grants awarded to PA12 universities

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has awarded Lock Haven University, Susquehanna University, and Mansfield University TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grants that will provide students with opportunities for academic development.

 

August 6, 2020 Press Release
$73 million intended for students and educators remains unspent weeks before new school year

Washington, D.C. – Today, members of the Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation, including Congressman Fred Keller, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Congressman Mike Kelly, Congressman Scott Perry, Congressman Lloyd Smucker, Congressman John Joyce, Congressman Dan Meuser, and Congressman Guy Reschenthaler released the following statement in light of reports that Gov.

August 6, 2020 Press Release
$261,667 in combined grants to support firefighter preparedness

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded William Cameron Engine Company in Lewisburg, PA  and Muncy Township Volunteer Fire Company in Muncy, PA Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) that will fund critical resources to equip and prepare emergency personnel.

 

August 5, 2020 Press Release
Discusses RURAL HELP Act, telehealth, and re-opening schools

Washington, D.C. – In case you missed it, yesterday Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) was live on Rural Health Matters with RFD-TV to discuss his RURAL HELP Act and other important issues affecting our rural communities.

 

August 4, 2020 Press Release
$6,875,000 in combined grants across Pennsylvania’s 12th District

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) and Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, Inc. COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Project grants that will help communities across Pennsylvania’s 12th District respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 2, 2020 Press Release
Jersey Shore volunteer firefighters and regional police saved man’s life

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) spoke on the House Floor to tell the heroic tale of four volunteer fire fighters and one patrolman who saved a man’s life during the Broadway Hotel fire earlier this year.

  

August 2, 2020 Press Release
Answers constituent questions and gives update on legislative priorities

Washington, D.C. – In case you missed it, yesterday Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) held his seventh live tele-town hall, answering questions directly from constituents across Pennsylvania’s 12th District on a variety of issues, including additional COVID-19 relief, re-opening schools, Governor Wolf’s statewide business closure mandate, and mask wearing.

 

July 29, 2020 Press Release
Says the authorization of a feasibility study by the Army Corps is a step in the right direction

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), legislation that provides authority for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (Corps) to carry out a feasibility study of the greater Williamsport Levee project.

 

July 28, 2020 Press Release
Corrections officers and staff answered the call of duty under pressing conditions

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) spoke on the House Floor to recognize the correctional officers and staff of FCC Allenwood and USP Lewisburg as “PA-12 COVID-19 Heroes” for their work to oversee federal inmates under pressing conditions during COVID-19.

 

July 28, 2020 Press Release
“We need to get Americans back to work”

Washington, D.C. – In case you missed it, today Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) was live on Fox & Friends First to break down what to expect from the upcoming Senate Republican stimulus plan.

 

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